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Only in Queens: Tasting Our Way Through New York’s Most Diverse Borough

May 17—May 20, 2019

Manhattan may have name-brand recognition and Brooklyn a certain cache, but Queens is the city’s largest and most diverse borough. Join us, May 17–20, to dig into Queens’ rich neighborhood life.

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Explorer's Club.
Mar
1 - 2
New York, New York

Excursion to the Explorers Club

Behind the closed doors of this legendary clubhouse awaits a treasure trove of artifacts collected over a century of expeditions to the far corners of the earth (and beyond).
American Psychic.
Mar 8
New York, New York

'American Psychic' at the Illustrious Players

Witness a mind-bending performance from renowned mentalist Matt Cooper in the historic dining hall of New York's oldest and most theatrical private club.
Ryan Matthew Cohn and Regina Maria Cohn
Apr
6 - 7
Brooklyn, New York

Portrait Sitting With Karen Jerzyk at The Oddities Flea Market

Step inside a transformative custom scene created by artist Karen Jerzyk for your very own stunning photo shoot.
Ryan and Regina Cohn
Apr
6 - 7
Brooklyn, New York

Oddities Flea Market's Rites of Spring: Exclusive VIP Presale Tickets

This spring, Atlas Obscura has your ticket to skip the line and get in early in this extended shopping session!

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